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File photo of TV personality/chef Paula Deen (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Paula Deen Posts Photo Of Son In ‘Brownface’

TV chef Paula Deen has come under fire for posting an “I Love Lucy” homage with her son, Bobby, in brown makeup.

07/07/2015

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Race Relations In America: Where Are We Now?

Are race relations in America improving or more intense? While the election of President Obama brought out the racist side in many Americans that were opposed to his leading the country, we now face multiple […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2015

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 19:  In this image from the video uplink from the detention center to the courtroom, Dylann Roof appears at Centralized Bond Hearing Court June 19, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with nine counts of murder and firearms charges in the shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17. (Photo by Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey: Wake Up And Smell The Racism

After 21-year-old white male Dylann Roof decided to go postal on innocent Emmanuel AME congregation members in Charleston, South Carolina – committing nothing less than acts of racially motivated domestic terrorism – there were many […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

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VIDEO: Stewart Says ‘I’ve Got Nothing For You’ On Charleston Shooting

Stewart said that while he can typically make light of most current events subjects on his show, in light of the South Carolina shooting, “I’ve got nothing for you.”

06/19/2015

Some members of Duke University's class of 2019 are refusing to complete the summer reading assignment of "Fun Home" due to moral reasons. (Duke University. File photo. Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images.)

Duke Professor Defends Comments Comparing Blacks, Asians

A Duke University professor criticized for an online post comparing blacks and Asians said Monday that it’s not racist to discuss what he sees as differences in how the groups have performed in the U.S. over the past few decades.

05/18/2015

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Georgia Principal Blames Devil For Racial Slur At Graduation Ceremony

Nancy Gordeuk says “the devil was in the house” when she made a racist comment at the end of a graduation ceremony.

05/11/2015

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NC State Temporarily Bans Alcohol At Most Fraternity Events After Offensive Pledge Book, Sexual Assault Allegation

North Carolina State University became the latest school to crack down on its fraternities by banning alcohol at events for most of the organizations, a move that came after a racially offensive pledge book was discovered and a separate sexual assault investigation launched.

03/20/2015

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Atlanta Civil Rights Activists Offended After Hawks Cancel Meeting On Racially-Charged Statements

Atlanta Civil Rights activists staged a sit-in inside the lobby of Philips Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 10. .They sang “We Shall Overcome”, a song of protest that became a main anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2014

Victim and alleged shooter both white; authorities looking into dispute about the victim's mixed-race grandchildren. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Mississippi Man Shot 2 Weeks After Cross Burning On His Yard

Dispute was about his mixed-race grandchildren, say authorities.

08/19/2014

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KKK Flyers In Local Neighborhoods

Residents in two local neighborhoods are spreading the word about Ku Klux Klan flyers left on cars. Miles Keenlyside found a flyer on his car and at first he thought it was a ticket but […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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